• Board of Commissioners

    The Commissioners are elected by Park District residents to serve staggered terms without compensation. They are responsible for developing policies, which provide direction for the operation of the parks, facilities, and recreation programs. The Board also hires the Executive Director who in turn, hires the staff which manages the various departments of the Park District. The Board of Commissioners meets on the fourth Monday of each month at the Inwood Athletic Club, 3000 West Jefferson Street, at 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend.

    Teri Talarico, Executive Assistant
    815-741-7275 x 117

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    President
    Sue Gulas
    Elected 2013, 2017
    sgulas@jolietpark.org
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    Vice President
    Joe Clement
    Elected 2017
    jclement@jolietpark.org


    Commissioner
    Bill Tatro
    Elected 2017
    wtatro@jolietpark.org

    Commissioner
    Jennifer Jobe-Gavin
    Elected 2019
    jjobegavin@jolietpark.org

    Commissioner
    Kevin Paul
    Elected 2019
    kpaul@jolietpark.org

    Executive Director
    Brad Staab
  • DATE: September 10, 2020

    RELEASE DATE: Immediate

    CONTACT PERSON: Brad Staab, Executive Director

    DEPARTMENT: Administration

    TELEPHONE: 815-741-7275, ext. 119

    Joliet Park District Board of Commissioners Consolidated Election

    The Joliet Park District will have nominating petition packets available beginning Tuesday, September 22, 2020 for individuals who wish to run for Park Board Commissioner in the April 6, 2021 Consolidated General Election. Packets may be picked up at the administrative offices of the Joliet Park District, Inwood Athletic Club powered by ATI Physical Therapy (second floor), 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm.

    Three commissioners will be elected, each to a four year term. The first day for filing petitions is Monday, December 14, 2020 beginning at 8:00am, and the last day is Monday, December 21, 2020 until 5:00pm.

  • 2020 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 27 Agenda Minutes
    February 24 Agenda Minutes
    April 6 Agenda Minutes
    April 27 Agenda Minutes
    **May 18 Agenda Minutes
    June 22 Agenda Minutes
    July 27 Agenda Minutes
    August 24 Agenda Minutes
    September 28 Agenda
    October 26 Agenda
    November 23 Agenda
    **December 21


    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    August 6 Agenda Minutes


















    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 21 (Tuesday) Cancelled

    *February 18 (Tuesday) Cancelled

    March 16 Cancelled
    April 20 Cancelled
    May 11 Cancelled
    June 15 Cancelled
    July 20 Agenda Minutes
    August 17 Cancelled
    September 21 Cancelled
    October 19 Cancelled
    November 16
    December 14

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

    Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by Email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

  • 2019 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 28 Agenda Minutes
    February 25 Agenda Minutes
    March 25 Agenda Minutes
    April 15 Agenda Minutes
    **May 20 Agenda Minutes
    **June 17 Agenda Minutes
    July 22 Agenda Minutes
    August 26 Agenda Minutes
    September 23 Agenda Minutes
    October 28 Agenda Minutes
    November 25 Agenda Minutes
    **December 16 Agenda Minutes

    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    January 7 Agenda Minutes
    January 19 Agenda Minutes
    February 21 Agenda Minutes
    March 12 Agenda Minutes
    April 8 Agenda Minutes
    May 13 Agenda Minutes
    July 30 Agenda Minutes
    August 21 Agenda Minutes
    September 9 Agenda Minutes
    December 16 Agenda Minutes


    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 12 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    *February 19 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    March 1 Cancelled

    April 15 Cancelled
    May 13 Cancelled
    June 10 Cancelled
    July 15 Cancelled
    August 19 Cancelled
    September 16 Cancelled
    October 21 Cancelled
    November 18 Cancelled
    December 9 Cancelled

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

    Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in a meeting should contact Teri Talarico at the Park District's Administration Building by mail at 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60435, by phone at 815-741-7275 Ext. 117, Monday through Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm, or by Email to ttalarico@jolietpark.org at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Requests for a qualified ASL interpreter generally require at least 5 business days advance notice. For the deaf or hearing impaired, please use the Illinois Relay Center voice only operator at (800) 526-0857.

  • 2018 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 22 Agenda Minutes
    February 26 Agenda Minutes
    March 26 Agenda Minutes
    April 23 Agenda Minutes
    **May 21 Agenda Minutes
    **June 18 Agenda Minutes
    July 23 Agenda Minutes
    August 27 Agenda Minutes
    September 24 Agenda Minutes
    October 22 Agenda Minutes
    **November 19 Agenda Minutes
    **December 17 Agenda Minutes

    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    February 7 Agenda Minutes
    March 1 Agenda Minutes
    August 30 Agenda Minutes
    December 17 Agenda Minutes

    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 16 Cancelled N/A
    *February 20 Cancelled N/A
    March 19 Agenda Minutes
    April 16 Cancelled N/A
    April 23 Agenda Minutes
    May 13 Cancelled
    N/A
    June 11 Cancelled
    N/A
    July 16 Cancelled N/A
    July 23 Agenda Minutes
    August 20 Cancelled N/A
    September 17 Cancelled N/A
    October 15 Cancelled N/A
    November 13 Cancelled N/A
    December 10 Cancelled N/A

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).